This class focuses on art from around
the world. I share my travels from around the globe with
students. Then, we research and create art from those countries.
When I share Egypt, we make paper. After hearing about West
Africa, we create African masks. Once they see Peru we try our
hands at clay.
Instead of showing samples of art
work, I decided to share the stories
from my travels-- and my stories are not like normal travelers.
Not many of people have served in the Peace
Corps, been jailed
(no matter how innocently), experienced
an attack by rogues
with knives, or survived both malaria
(5 times!) and a couple of wrecks (Haiti